Harriet Brierley

Jul 03, 2018

Harriet A. Brierley, 85, passed away at home July 2, 2018. Born in Camden to the late Willis and Frances Gerrish, she grew up on Appleton Ridge in Searsmont.

Harriet worked at Penobscot Frozen Food for 22 years. She loved raising the calves on the farm, baking pies and biscuits, picking berries, playing cards and quilting. Harriet’s true love was her family; she cherished her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Harriet was predeceased by her parents; her brothers Norman Horace and Robert Gerrish and her sisters Shirley Gerrish and Elizabeth Bauer.

Surviving are her loving husband of 41 years, Bruce Brierley of Searsmont; her children, Vivian Fuller of Belfast, Anita Fuller of Belfast, Gayleen Gogan and her husband Jesse of Searsmont and Kandy Niles of Carmel; her siblings, Helen Landry, Ruth Littlefield, Dorothy Bryant, Donald Gerrish and Matthew Gerrish; her grandchildren, Monica, Joshua, Brian, Ashlly, Hollianne and Bobbi Jo; her great-grandchildren, Kyle, Raven, Adalynn, Markie, Owen and Ryder; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Graveside services will be held Saturday, July 7, at 11 a.m., in Oak Grove Cemetery in Searsmont. Memories may be sent to ripostafh.com.

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